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Jun 29, 2012 - Staff

Rife chosen as Miss Wyoming Job's Daughters

Jenny Rife, of Torrington, was chosen as Miss Wyoming Job's Daughters at Grand Session on June 15, 2012, in Sheridan. Job's Daughters is an international organization for young women that cultivates leadership skills and assists in the moral and spiritual development of its members.

Job's Daughters learn how to work together to achieve their goals, how to raise money and spend money wisely, how to speak to an audience, the fundamentals of parliamentary procedure, and how important community service is to everyone.

Jenny will represent Wyoming at Supreme Session in August in Baltimore. Contestants from all over the world compete for the title of Miss International Job's Daughter.

There are various competitions and interviews that each contestant undergoes at both the state and national level.

The winner will then represent Job's Daughters International for the coming year. Jenny is the granddaughter of Lael and Louise Byrne, of Riverton.

Students qualify for Chadron State's dean's list

CHADRON, Neb. --Students from Fremont County are among the 226 names on Chadron State College's spring 2012 dean's list.

In order to qualify for the list, students must earn a grade-point average of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale and be enrolled in 12 hours of coursework.

Students from Fremont County are David Soule, of Hudson, and Tess Clemetson, of Riverton.

Cowles named to Dakota State spring honors list

MADISON, S.D. -- Luann Cowles, of Riverton, was recently named to the president's academic honors list with highest honors for the spring semester at Dakota State University in Madison, S.D.

A total of 353 full-time students qualified for the honors list. Highest honors were earned by 121 students who achieved a 4.0 grade point average; the remaining students earned a 3.5 to 3.99 average to qualify for the honors list.

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